Summer 2020 - Page 5

Has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted demand within your business? 2 Over half of companies have seen a reduction in hiring demands 66% have found their need have had to little to no for new hires has 7% increase their 27% impact significantly decreased workforce Automotive and Leisure & Tourism sectors have seen a significant decrease in demand Impact on hiring demand by sector -7 -4.2 Republic of Ireland Northern Ireland -6.6 Scotland -8 Wales -4.7 North West -3.7 North East West Midlands -7 -5.7 South West -5.8 > 4 4 - 0 < 0 Yorkshire & The Humber -1.8 East Midlands -8 -6 South East London -6 East Accountancy & Finance -29 Automotive -100 Aviation -67 Business Consulting & Mngt -67 Charity & Volunteering 0 Construction -83 Education -33 Energy & Utilities +25 Engineering & Manufacturing -34 Environment & Agriculture 0 FMCG -14 Healthcare -11 Hospitality -33 Housing -60 IT & Digital -45 Leisure, Sport & Tourism -100 Other -42 Professional Services -65 Public Services -20 Retail -14 Transport & Logistics -63 Warehouse & Distribution -27 London and Wales have been hit the most in terms of decreased hiring demand Impact on hiring demand by region Page l 5 impact on demand